Over the past few years I’ve really noticed The Gap between RICE Therapy and Physical Therapy which generally goes like this. After injuring your knee the first recommendation by any doctor or physical therapist is RICE Therapy (Rest, Ice, Compression, & Elevation). Elevate your leg with ice on it to keep the swelling down and […]
Now this next piece I want to share with you is VERY VERY important, so pay extra close attention. Even though you got the x-ray back and there was nothing wrong with the bones in your knee there still may be issues with “soft tissue,” meaning tendons, ligaments, or cartilage that an x-ray is not necessarily going to pick up on. So as you are walking you will want to watch for your knee “locking” or “giving out.” This is a sure sign that you are having problems with the attachments in the joint. It is definitely best to go see an to check the knee out further to be safe.